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Do You Have Decision-Fatigue?

Neha Sangwan, M.D. | Posted 03.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Neha Sangwan, M.D.

Sure, there are areas of your life where you feel confident. And at other times, you find yourself stuck in a figure eight loop of uncertainty. Have you missed key opportunities because you couldn't make up your mind?

Trance of 'Unreal Other'

Tara Brach | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

The truth is: Without a genuine willingness to let in the suffering of others, our spiritual practice remains empty.

Reaching Out for Compassion

Tara Brach | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

At a weekend workshop I led, one of the participants, Marian, shared her story about the shame and guilt that had tortured her. Marian's daughter Chri...

Decide on Love

Tara Brach | Posted 06.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

Jeff was convinced he'd fallen out of love with his wife, Arlene, and that nothing could salvage their 26-year marriage. He wanted relief from the opp...

Bali Spiritual Experience: Making Choices

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

This morning, just past dawn, when my coffee and I walked out of my villa here in Bali, a huge grey egret was standing by the pool. Perhaps he was e...

WATCH: Are You 'Sleepwalking Through Your Life?'

OWN | Posted 01.23.2014 | OWN

"Why didn't you pay attention to your life?" That's the question Oprah says she wanted to ask guests "at least a thousand times" over 25 years on "The...

Attention Is the Grounds of Love

Tara Brach | Posted 01.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

What if we paid deeper attention to those we live with? To the earth that is our home? To our own heart? Not only would we cease to cause harm, our attention would offer the medicine that could bring healing to our world.

How Often Do You Have to Repeat the Same Mistake?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 08.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Whether we know it or not, when we fail to lean into the moment and embrace the lesson that is being offered we are sending a signal to the universe that essentially says, "Hey... I want more of the same."

Focus: 6 Tips To Improve Your Ability To Pay Attention

Harville Hendrix, Ph.D. | Posted 08.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.

During a typical day, your attention goes through many gradations as white does on its way to black and back. Genetics influence attention, and you can't control that, but with work you can keep attention where you want it most of the time.